Monday, December 10, 2018

Report: The First Cartooning Global Forum

From Cartoonists Rights Network International .

One of the most significant tasks for CRNI over the past year was our role within the planning committee for the Cartooning Global Forum (États Généraux du Dessin de Presse), not a new organisation but rather a new opportunity for cartoonists, the bodies that represent them and affiliated stakeholders from the press and media as well as those working to protect freedom of expression to share knowledge and experience and identify areas of common interest where we can work collectively.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

"Tell me a story where the bad girl wins: The life and art of Barbara Shermund"

From the Billy Ireland Library and Museum.

The New Yorker - Saturday, June 8, 1940 - Issue # 799 - Vol. 16 - N° 17

Barbara Shermund is an unheralded early master of gag cartooning. 

Her sharp wit and loose style boldly tapped the zeitgeist of first-wave feminism with vivid characters that were alive and astute. 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

GB Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2018

From Ellwood Atfield.

Winner - Peter Brookes
The team at Ellwood Atfield are delighted to have hosted the Political Cartoon of the Year Awards.

Monday, November 26, 2018

“Cabinet of Horrors,” Exhibition by Robbie Conald

From The New Yorker.

Not long ago, Donald Trump acquired a reproduction of a painting that appears on postcards in gift shops around the capital, depicting a younger, more slender version of himself, with an I-date-models grin, drinking Diet Coke at a private club with Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon, and a bunch of other Republican Presidents. I

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Martyn Turner Exhibition

The Irish Times presents "The Times We Live In", an exhibition of the work of their star cartoonist Martyn Turner.

The Times We Live In
November 29 to December 7
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin, D01 T6K4, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 1 906 0861

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Stan Lee Remembered

Ted Anthony for The Associated Press.

It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth’s angstiest superheroes in the high-grossing Marvel blockbusters of the past decade.

But Stan Lee, who died Monday, was far more than that. It’s no stretch to say that he helped redraw the world of American fiction. And he certainly made sure everyone knew it.